Bridgetown, Barbados, May 25, 2012 (CDEMA) – The Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA) conducted its annual Region Rap Exercise today. This is a telecommunications exercise utilising various means including, telephone, electronic mail, facsimile, radio and satellite phones to test communications procedures, plans and networks of National Disaster Organizations across the Region.

Bridgetown, Barbados, April 19, 2012 (CDEMA) –The Attorney General and Minister of Home Affairs, Adriel Brathwaite will deliver the feature address at the opening ceremony of the Third Meeting of Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) of the Caribbean
Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA) on April 26, at the Savannah Hotel in Barbados.

On Wednesday March 28th, the Department of Disaster Management executed their annual full scale Tsunami Exercise to test the Territory’s Early Warning and Notification Systems and to afford organizations and Government Departments the opportunity to test their own plans and procedures.  Since 2009, these annual exercises have been taking place during the month of March, and are held in conjunction with other localities in the Northwest Atlantic.

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